We are working with around 40 people on one of my Google Drive Folders, with all kind of subfolders, around 1 GB total and different share authorisations.
We got the problem that sometimes the synchronisations go wrong, files disappear and because of this I would like to make a copy of my PC folders on an external drive, or my computer without synchronisation!
But when I copy this the 'desktop' app is included and I have the feeling as soon as I go online with my backup drive it starts synchronising again. I want to keep my backup with an older version, so if needed I can go back.
What I do not want is making a backup online, because then I have to synchronise all documents weekly again and I live at the moment in Ethiopia and downloading is costly and not easy with low internet speed.
So I guess the copy of my PC folders should not include the 'desktop' app.
Hope you understand my problem and I hope someone can give me an idea how to solve this problem.